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Youth

  • April events

    District

    Monday through Friday – no school/spring break

    April 17 – Kindergarten registration/screening at each elementary school 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    April 19 – School board 7 p.m. Central Office

    April 20 – Young Leaders Institute for both high school sophomore members Tourism & Economic Development Day and graduation luncheon

    April 21 – AP study session at Western Hills for both high schools

  • Crosses send a message

    Shelby Prevention Youth Club at Collins High School constructed a Tobacco Industry Graveyard in the grass median leading to the school on Discovery Boulevard. There were 150 white crosses representing the 150 Kentuckians who die weekly from tobacco products. It was in place for Kick Butts Day on March 21 and is part of the action plan for the Students Taking Charge grant.

  • Tech awards

  • Winning cheerleaders

  • District governor’s cup winners

    Elementary schools in Shelby County were in the spotlight at the Governor’s Cup competition in February. Four competed in the Shelby District meet, one in Oldham and one in Henry. Several students and teams advance to the regionals, hosted last week by Simpsonville Elementary.

    SHELBY DISTRICT

  • Regional STLP Lego Robotics winners

  • Shelby students shine in STLP

    Students from across Shelby County Public Schools submitted work ranging from digital photography to video production online to be judged for a chance to compete at STLP’s state championship.

    Simpsonville’s Will Stivers advances to state competition with his original photo, Cotton Ball.

  • Applications available for new Young Leaders

    A select group of sophomores who attend school in Shelby County will have the opportunity to participate in the Young Leaders Institute, a leadership development class coordinated through the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce.

    The program is open to students who attend Shelby County Public Schools and Cornerstone Christian Academy – or who live in Shelby County and attend a neighboring private school or home school.

  • SCHS delegation dazzles at KUNA competition

    The Shelby County High School Student Y team earned several honors at the Kentucky United Nations Assembly March 18-20 in Louisville.

    KUNA is a learning conference where students participate in simulated international diplomacy.

  • Future possibilities

    Model. Webmaster. Dentist. Attorney. Counselor. UPS. Salesman. These careers and more were introduced to students at Southside Elementary as part of its Career Day. Superintendent James Neihof told the assembly, “Dream big and work hard to make those dreams come true.” Adults spoke at the assembly and then gave presentations in individual classrooms throughout the grade levels. Each emphasized what skills they use that the children are now learning: reading, writing, math, communication, etc.